Garment Drafting Machine with Instruction Manual

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

ca. 1891

GUSN

GUSN-103421

Description

Garment drafting machine in original brown leather covered box, instruction book, four steel rulers and one wooden ruler inside box.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Instrument, Drafting
Machine, Drafting
Machine, Drafting

Inscription

Instruction book front: "INSTRUCTION BOOK / -- FOR -- / DRAFTING and CUTTING / Dresses, Basques, Sacques, Coats, &c. / -- BY THE -- Garment Drafting Machine / AS INVENTED AND PATENTED BY / A. McDOWELL. / The McDowell Garment Drafting Machine Company, / 6 West 14th Street, New York, U.S.A. / THIRTY-SEVENTH EDITION." All the rulers are stamped and engraved with the company name, patent dates, and various measuring instructions and numbers. (Printed and stamped)

Additional Identification Number

3149

Maker

The McDowell Garment Drafting Machine Company (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

New York, NY

Dimensions

1 x 11 x 20 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Jane C. Nylander

Accession Number

2008.3A-H